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AirPods Pro teardown

If you were holding out hope that Apple's latest AirPods model might be easier to take apart and repair than previous versions of the wireless headphones, we have some bad news for you. On Thursday, iFixit shared its teardown of the new AirPods Pro, and they were awarded the same repairability score of zero as the original AirPods.

Beyond confirming what we already knew, the teardown also uncovered a few interesting details about the AirPods Pro that haven't been shared elsewhere. For example, each AirPod Pro weighs 0.19 oz (5.4 g), which is a third more than the previous model. The elongated charging case was heavier as well, coming in at 1.61 oz (45.6 g) compared to the 1.34 oz (38 g) of the case that shipped with the AirPods 2. As iFixit notes, bigger is often better when it comes to battery life, as was the case with the iPhone 11 line that launched earlier this fall.

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